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Side 2020 – 2020 International Education Summit – Montréal Welcomes Al Gore to the First International Education Summit Under the Patronage of UNESCO and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 21, 2020 – The Jasmin Roy Sophie Desmarais Foundation is pleased to welcome several distinguished guests for the inaugural 2020 International Education Summit (SIDE 2020) that will be taking place from May 12 to 14 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. Speakers include environmentalist and 45th Vice President of the United States, […]

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McGill students stand in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en Clans – McGill Tribune

January 14, 2020 The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Indigenous Affairs Committee and the Indigenous Student Alliance of McGill hosted a response to the Wet’suwet’en call for solidarity against a pipeline project. On Jan. 9, students gathered at the Y-intersection to support hereditary chiefs and the Unis’tot’en and Gidimt’en camps protesting Coastal GasLink’s plans […]

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Changing the Ethics and Religious Culture Course: A Golden Opportunity for Quebec to Walk the Talk

Wendake, January 14, 2020 – The First Nations Education Council (FNEC) is paying particular attention to the Ministry of Education’s plan, announced last Friday, to revamp the ethics and religious culture course. The FNEC sees this as a golden opportunity for Quebec to walk the talk. The FNEC, an essential partner for student success in […]

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Mi’kmaq First Nation leading project to increase cultural content in classrooms – CBC

Qalipu Band looking to add more Indigenous art and language into schools Jan 13, 2020 The Qalipu First Nation says it’s on the right track to increase Indigenous content in Newfoundland and Labrador’s schools. Although still in the initial stages of the project, the First Nation says the decision to enter into the partnership with […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202020 Views

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ITK Board Of Directors Meets In Ottawa, Approves Regional Allocation Funding Model

December 12, 2019, Ottawa, Ontario – The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Board of Directors met this week in Ottawa and advanced discussions on a number of issues ranging from implementation of federal legislation to food security to ITK’s strategic plan for the next three years. The board voted to approve a general funding formula to flow […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201954 Views

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SSM Executive Midterm Reviews Fall 2019 – McGill Tribune

December 3, 2019 Bryan Buraga, President In light of the SSMU General Manager’s recent resignation and delays in the University Centre reopening, Buraga has done an admirable job ensuring that there has not been a negative impact on the resources and services that SSMU provides to students. His advocacy for a Fall Reading Week is […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201962 Views

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Concordia welcomes a new senior director of Indigenous Directions and a director of decolonizing curriculum and pedagogy – Concordia University News

Alumna and administrator Manon Tremblay returns to the university; interim senior director Donna Goodleaf assumes a new role November 27, 2019 Concordian Manon Tremblay (BA 03) is returning to her alma mater to advance the Indigenous Directions Action Plan and support Indigenous Directions. The university’s new senior director of Indigenous Directions begins her five-year appointment […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201983 Views

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Local MP Assumes Federal Cabinet Position – The Bull and Bear

November 25, 2019 Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) The Honourable Marc Miller, who represents Ville-Marie, Le Sud-Ouest, and Île-des-Soeurs, was named as the new Minister of Indigenous Services in the Federal Cabinet last Wednesday, November 20. Minister Miller, who was first elected in 2015, and recently re-elected in the 2019 Federal Election, will lead the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201938 Views

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Concordia launches tool for Indigenous self-identification – The Concordian

November 19, 2019 “We are all working together towards greater retention, and that is done through support,” said Catherine Richardson, director of Concordia’s First Peoples Studies program. Concordia has launched a new tool for Indigenous self-identification through MyConcordia. On the “My Student Centre” page, on the bottom left hand side under the personal information headline, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201927 Views

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Fourth annual Early Childhood Week: Let’s join together to ensure that every child in Quebec has an equal chance to succeed

Fourth annual Early Childhood Week: Let’s join together to ensure that every child in Quebec has an equal chance to succeed Montreal, November 14, 2019 – Early Childhood Week officially begins on November 17 and continues for a full week, ending November 23. It represents a chance for partners, ambassadors and early childhood organizations to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201934 Views

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